- Part 1. Definition, characterization and
discussion of the rogueness of waves from their statistics and from
the manners in which they affect ships and ocean structures.
- Session 1.1:
Large ships and platforms (life-long extremes)
Sverre Haver (Statoil, Norway) - " Freak
Waves - A Suggested Definition and Possible Consequences for Marine
Structures " ( Oral Presentation PPT
Bas Buchner and Arjan Voogt (Marin, The
Netherlands) - " Wave
impacts due to steep fronted waves " ( Oral
Rolf Baarholm and Carl Trygve Stansberg (MARINTEK, Norway) - " Extreme
Wave Impact on GBS Platform Deck " ( Oral
D.Howell Peregrine (School of Mathematics, Bristol University, UK) - (Abstract)
" Violent water wave impacts on a wall "
Nigel Barltrop (Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde, UK) - (Abstract)
" A simple wave front steepness enhancement prediction
Bernard Molin, F. Remy, O. Kimmoun, E. Jamois (EGIM, France) - (Abstract)
" Enhanced wave effects on the weather side of reflective
Anne Karin Magnusson (Met.no, Norway), Jaak Monbaliu, Alessandro Toffoli
(KU Leuwen, Belgium) & Elzbieta Bitner-Gregersen (DNV, Norway) - " On
the shape of large waves in the central and southern North Sea "
Paul C. Liu (NOAA, USA), Keith MacHutchon (Liebenberg & Stander
International, South Africa) - " Exploring
rogue waves from observations in South Indian Ocean "
( Oral Presentation PPT
- Session 1.2: Small
crafts, high speed crafts (unexpected highs in operational
Bruce Johnson (US Naval Academy, USA) and Stefan
Grochowalski (Ottawa, Canada) - (Abstract
- not presented due to last minute problem) " Development of
Operational Guidance Criteria for Small Craft Operating in Dangerous
Søren Peter Kjeldsen (Trondheim Maritime Academy,
Norway) - " Examples
of observed freak waves in Norway and related ship accidents "
- Part 2. Generating mecanisms for rogue waves,
validation from numerical and physical experiments, observation and comparison
between observed and modelled features.
- Session 2.1:
Theoretical results, numerical and physical simulations
Paul H. Taylor (University of Oxford, UK) - (Abstract)
" Rogue Waves and wave focusing - speculations on theory,
numerical results and observations "
Richard Gibson and Chris Swan (Imperial College
London, UK) - " The
role of resonant wave interactions in the evolution of extreme wave
J.P. Giovanangeli, C. Kharif (IRPHE, France) and E. Pelinovsky (Institute
of Applied Physics, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia) - " An
experimental study of the wind effect on the freak wave
Dorian Fructus and John Grue (Universitetet i Oslo, Norway) - " A
rapid fully nonlinear method in three dimensions with simulations of steep
wave event "
J. Grue, D. Clamond, M. Francius (Universitetet i Oslo, Norway) and C.
Kharif (IRPHE, France) - " On
the role of downshifting in formation of large wave events "
Tarmo Soomere and Jüri Engelbrecht (Tallinn Technical University, Estonia)
Extreme elevations and slopes of interacting Kadomtsev-Petviashvili
solitons in shallow water " ( Oral Presentation PPT
Hervé Socquet-Juglard, Kristian Dysthe (Universitetet i Bergen, Norway),
Karsten Trulsen (Matematisk Institutt, Universitetet i Oslo, Norway),
Harald E. Krogstad, Jingdong Liu (NTNU, Trondheim, Norway) - " Distribution
of extreme waves by simulations "
Félicien Bonnefoy, Pierre Roux de Reilhac, David Le Touzé, Pierre Ferrant
(Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France) - " Numerical
& Physical Experiments of Wave focusing in short-crested
seas " ( Oral Presentation PPT
Karsten Trulsen (Matematisk Institutt, Universitetet i Oslo, Norway) - (Abstract)
" Transversal crest and group modulation of extreme
C. Fochesato, F. Dias (ENS Cachan, France), S. Grilli (University of Rhode
Island, USA) - " Wave
energy focusing in a three-dimensional numerical wave tank "
Miguel Onorato, Alfred Osborne, Marina Serio (University of Torino, Italy)
- " Modulational
Instability and strongly non-Gaussian statistics in random wave-trains:
Theory and experiment " ( Oral PresentationPDF ).
Guillaume Oger, Mathieu Doring, Bertrand Alessandrini, Pierre Ferrant
(Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France) - " SPH:
Towards the simulation of wave-body interactions in extreme
Sergei Badulin (Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia), A. Pushkarev
(Waves and Solitons LLC, USA), D. Resio (US Army Engineer R&D Center,
USA), V. Zakharov (Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia &
University of Arizona, USA) - " Self-similarity
of wind-wave spectra. Numerical and theoretical studies "
( Oral Presentation PPT
- Session 2.2: Comparison
with observed results
Hervé Socquet-Juglard and Kristian B. Dysthe
(University of Bergen, Norway), Karsten Trulsen (University of Oslo,
Norway), Sébastien Fouques, Jingdong Liu and Harald E. Krogstad (NTNU,
Trondheim, Norway) - " Spatial
extremes and the characteristic shapes of large wave "
( Oral Presentation PPT
Chris Swan, Richard Gibson and Peter Tromans (Imperial College London, UK)
- " Wave
crest statistics calculated using a fully nonlinear spectral response
surface method. "
Andonowati and E. van Groesen (Marin, The Netherlands) - " Maximal
Temporal Amplitude (MTA) as a new concept for deterministic wave
Nobuhito Mori, (Osaka City University, Japan) - " Occurrence
probability of freak wave in nonlinear wave field "
( Oral Presentation PDF ).
Elzbieta Bitner-Gregersen (DNV, Norway) & Anne Karin Magnusson (Met.no,
Norway) - " Extreme
Events in Field Data and in a Second Order Wave Model "
Michel Olagnon (Ifremer, France) & Anne Karin Magnusson (Met.no,
Norway) - " Spectral
parameters to characterize the risk of rogue waves occurrence in a sea
state " ( Oral Presentation PPT
L.J.Lopatoukhin (State University, Dep. Oceanology), A.V.Boukhanovsky
(Institute for High Performance Computing) and Valentine Rozhkov (State
University, Dep. Oceanology) (St. Petersburg, Russia) - (Abstract)
" Extreme and freak waves, difference in features and
R. Huijsmans, N. Karjanto, Andonowati, Klopman & E. van Groesen (Marin,
The Netherlands) - " Experiments
on extreme wave generation using the Soliton on Finite
Alastair D. Jenkins (Universitetet i Bergen, Norway), Anne Karin Magnusson
(Met.no, Norway), Andreas Niedermeier (DLR, Germany), Jaak Monbaliu and
Alessandro Toffoli (KU Leuwen, Belgium), Karsten Trulsen (Matematisk
Institutt, Universitetet i Oslo, Norway) - " Rogue
waves and extreme events in measured time-series "
( Oral Presentation PDF ).
C. Guedes Soares, and E.M. Antão (IST, Portugal) - " Comparison
of the characteristics of abnormal waves on the North Sea and Gulf of
- Part 3. Prediction of rogue waves in the
short term, through warnings issued with sea conditions forecasts, and
in the long term as refinements in the metocean climate descriptions
and in the design procedures.
- Session 3.1:
Can sensible warnings be issued ?
Henri Savina & Jean-Michel Lefèvre
(MétéoFrance) - " Sea state in Marine Safety Information :
present state, future prospect " ( Oral Presentation PDF ).
Martin Holt, Gary Fullerton, Jian-Guo Li (Met
Office, UK) - " Forecasting sea state with a spectral wave
model " ( Oral Presentation PPT
A.V.Boukhanovsky (Institute for High Performance Computing), L.J.Lopatoukhin
(State University, Dep. Oceanology) (St. Petersburg, Russia) and C.G.Soares
(Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisboa, Portugal) - " Climatic
wave spectra and freak waves probability "
Mark A. Donelan (university of Miami/RSMAS, USA), Anne Karin Magnusson
(Met.no, Norway) and Elzbieta Bitner-Gregersen (DNV, Norway) - " Towards
a Global Rogue Wave Warning System "
- Session 3.2:
Should we modify design specifications ?
Gil-Yong Han (IACS - International Association of
Classification Societies) - " Ship
design rules and regulations, an overview of major themes "
C. Guedes Soares, N. Fonseca and R. Pascoal (IST,
Portugal) - " Comparison
of present wave induced load criteria with loads induced by an abnormal
wave on marine structures "